We live in one of the most expensive cities in the United States. Home prices continue to increase faster than most other major cities, but the high expenses don’t stop there. Utilities, transportation, food, healthcare, and taxes all on average are higher in this beautiful city. This post contains 5 ways to live debt free in a high cost of living city.
Despite those odds stacked against our wallet, there are a lot of opportunities to save money and grow our side incomes while living in a high cost of living area.
Ready to see how to make the most out of your next trip to SeaWorld San Diego?
Even if you don’t have plans to visit any time soon, you’ll still want to watch this video because there are a lot of the money saving tips I have for you that can be used at theme parks all across the globe!
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When it comes time to start checking off your back to school shopping list, those receipts add up super fast! Be careful!
Don’t get carried away! As you walk into the stores or start searching the internet there is a single important tip that you need to follow to make sure you don’t go over budget!
Just like with your grocery shopping on a budget, you can not start shopping without a back to school shopping list that has an estimated cost for each item!
Kids thrive when they have sort of order to their day. That is where your summer routine for kids comes into play! In order remain “the fun mom” and still compose some sort of sanity, you have to find a balance of fun and order.
Use this FREE Summer Schedule for Kids Printable to get your family motivated to get the important chores out of the way to make room for fun summer activities.
The key to having a productive day is sleep! Think about it. You start and end each day with sleep. Our brain physically cannot live without sleep! It is just as important to our health as food and water.
It turns out you can get so much more done in your day when you sleep longer at night! Here are some tips on how to have a more productive day by sleeping more.
Open road. Fun, dance in your seat music. Beautiful scenery. Feet up on the dash. Hands out the window. Fresh air blowing through your hair.
And… that lasts for about five minutes if you have kids in the car with you!
You have about two hours of your eight hour trip down in the books and the questions start piling up. It’s almost like you are suffocated by, “How much longer? When will we be there? Mom, I am so bored!”
Yikes! Okay maybe I am changing my mind about going on a road trip!
Hold the phone! Road trips can still be a lot of fun even with little ones buckled up in back!